That the famous White House "enemies list" was kept not by football fan Richard Nixon, as Robert Lipsyte suggested, but by his accuser, John Dean, ought to have been abundantly clear from Joe Namath's being listed incorrectly as a Giant. If the President had laid eyes on the list even once, can anyone imagine that error surviving?
JOHN H. TAYLOR
Director, the Richard Nixon Library
Yorba Linda, Calif.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
John Dean Was Not A Football Fan
Okay, I admit it. I Googled my name and Mr. Nixon's. And I found this letter that the New York Times published on April 23, 1995: